Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Cargo Operatons

Certificate Awarded

Transport Canada Training Certificate


MED with respect to STCW basic safety;
MED in Advanced Fire Fighting;
Successful completion of an approved training course in Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization or holder of an Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization Endorsement

Course Description

This course provides training to masters, officers and others on board oil tankers who will have immediate responsibilities for the cargo handling in port and in transit so that they meet the requirements of Section A- V/1-1 para. 2 of the STCW Code with specific duties for loading, unloading and care in transit or handling of oil cargoes. It comprises an advanced training program appropriate to their duties, including oil tanker safety, fire safety measures, pollution prevention, operational practice and obligations under applicable law and regulations. The course covers the competence requirements as given in the table under Section A-V/1-1-2 of the STCW Code adopted by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, as amended.

Course Outline

1.0 Oil Tanker Design, Systems and Equipment
2.0 Pump Theory and Characteristics, including Types of Cargo
3.0 Tanker Safety Culture and Safety-Management Systems
4.0 Monitoring and Safety Systems, including Emergency Shutdown
5.0 Loading, Unloading, Care and Handling of Cargo
6.0 Effect of Bulk Liquid Cargoes on Trim, Stability and Structural  Integrity
7.0 Oil Cargo Related Operations
8.0 Cargo-Related Operation Plans, Procedures and Checklists
9.0  Monitoring and Gas-Detection Systems, Instruments and  Equipment
10.0  Manage and Supervise Personnel with Cargo-Related   Responsibilities
11.0  Physical and Chemical Properties of Oil Cargo
12.0 Hazards and Control Measures associated with Oil Tanker Cargo  Operations
13.0 Safe Working Practices
14.0 Oil Tanker Emergency Procedures
15.0 Actions Following Collision, Grounding, or Spillage
16.0 Medical First Aid Procedures Onboard Oil Tankers
17.0 Procedures to Prevent Atmosphere and Environment Pollution
18.0 Relevant Provisions of the International Convention for the  Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), as amended, and  Other Relevant IMO Instruments, Industry Guidelines and Port  Regulations as Commonly Applied



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